A great sized knife that will handle most jobs in the kitchen.
At a glance
We have personally tested and reviewed this knife to give you an honest and personal opinion about it and this is how it rates.
The technical bits
- Blade length 168 mm (Measurement of the cutting edge)
- Total length 315 mm (Blade + Handle)
- Blade width 2 mm (Measured where blade enters handle)
- Blade height 47 mm Heel to spine
- Total weight 121 grams
- Blade Material Powder cutting edge, laminated in Stainless
- Hardness 62 HRC
- Style Japanese
- Handle Style Japanese
- Tang Style Half
- Left or right handed Both
- Type Santoku
Our aim is to measure everything as accurately as possible but some specifications (such as hardness for example) are provided by the manufacturer and therefore should be used as a guide only.
What You Get
The knife comes in a red box with gold lettering. Inside there's a stepped cardboard interior with a sharpening instructions leaflet in Japanese. The blade is covered in a brown paper sheath.
What is a Santoku knife?
Looking like a small chef's knife, the Santoku (san-too-koo) is a Japanese knife used for chopping vegetables and meats. It's possible it might become your new favourite knife.
You can read more about Santoku knives if we've got you interested in them.
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